Jack McGee was a navy – carrier - and air force pilot, Director of Air Studies at Canadian Forces Command and Staff College and commanded 412 (VIP) Squadron and Canadian Forces Base Comox. He is a graduate and runner-up for the United States-Italy Douhet-Mitchell International Air Power Trophy of the US Air Force Air War College. He was awarded the Canadian Forces Decoration with two bars, the Special Service Medal (NATO operations), and the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for service to Canada. In 2017, he received the Canada 150 Volunteer Award for contributions to St. John’s Hospice and the Pacific Family Autism Network/First Responder Autism Awareness Initiative.
Past President of the Justice Institute of British Columbia, Jack was previously President of St. Clair College and a Dean at George Brown College He holds a BA (St. Mary's), an MPA (Auburn), completed Doctoral courses in International Relations and Strategic Studies (York) and received an Honorary Doctor of Laws (Windsor). He currently serves on the Sovereign Order of St John supporting hospice, and on the Boards of the West Vancouver Police, E-Comm 911, and the Pacific Autism Family Centre Society and Foundation.